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George Leslie Hunter
HOUSEBOATS, LOCH LOMOND
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
129
George Leslie Hunter
HOUSEBOATS, LOCH LOMOND
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Colourists: Pictures from the Harrison Collection

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George Leslie Hunter
1877-1931
HOUSEBOATS, LOCH LOMOND

Provenance

Alex. Reid & Lefevre, London;
Pearson & Westergaard Ltd., Glasgow, where purchased October 1944 by Major Ion R. Harrison and thence by descent

Exhibited

Glasgow, Palace of Arts, Empire Exhibition Scotland, Fine Arts Section, 1938, no.465;
Glasgow, McLellan Galleries, The Thistle Foundation, Pictures from a Private Collection, 1951, no.57;
London, Guildhall, Art Exhibitions Bureau, Trends in British Art, 1954; 
Glasgow, Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Exhibition of Scottish Painting, 1961, no.165;
Edinburgh and London, The Fine Art Society, Three Scottish Colourists, 1977, no.107;
London, Royal Academy, The Scottish Colourists, 2000, no.58

Literature

T.J. Honeyman, Introducing Leslie Hunter, London, 1937, pl.40;
T.J. Honeyman, Three Scottish Colourists, Edinburgh, 1950, opposite p.112, pl.V; 
R. Billcliffe, The Scottish Colourists, London, 1989, pl.106;
P. Long with E. Cumming, The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930, exh.cat, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 2000, pl.52;  
B. Smith and J. Marriner, Hunter Revisited, The Life and Art of Leslie Hunter, Edinburgh, 2012, pl.160

Catalogue Note

'The second 'Loch Lomond' series, painted at the very end of his life, includes some of his finest paintings, one which elicited from Peploe the comment: "That is Hunter at his best and it is as fine as any Matisse".'

Samuel John Peploe

Quoted by W. Hardie, Three Scottish Colourists, exh.cat, 1970, p.12

The Colourists: Pictures from the Harrison Collection

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